treasure trove


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treasure trove

- From French, literally meaning "found treasure."
See also related terms for treasure.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.treasure trove - treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth)treasure trove - treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth)
hoarded wealth, treasure - accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; "the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies"
2.treasure trove - any collection of valuables that is discoveredtreasure trove - any collection of valuables that is discovered; "her book was a treasure trove of new ideas"; "mother's attic was a treasure trove when we were looking for antiques"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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Translations

treasure trove

nSchatzfund m; (= market)Fundgrube f; (= collection, source)Schatzhöhle f
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A Fox, envying him the honor, discovered a piece of meat lying in a trap, and leading the Monkey to the place where it was, said that she had found a store, but had not used it, she had kept it for him as treasure trove of his kingdom, and counseled him to lay hold of it.
Anne thought what a treasure trove it would be to a writer.
Be that as it might, I seemed to see that woman's figure still clutching at her treasure trove and flying wildly up the winding stair, with her ears ringing perhaps with the muffled screams from behind her and with the drumming of frenzied hands against the slab of stone which was choking her faithless lover's life out.
"By Jove, Peterson!" said he, "this is treasure trove indeed.
Mr Oates, who paid PS850 for the collection, said: "I am so pleased I was able to secure the archive - it is packed with memories, it's an absolute treasure trove and I'm pleased to preserve it for Lichfield."
The treasure trove was released for sale following the death of the former Labour prime minister's widow Mary, who passed away aged 102 last June.
'TREASURE TROVE' OF DOCUMENTS DISCOVERED IN BIN A WOMAN who found 'a treasure trove' of crucial evidence dumped in her wheelie bin will receive a reward of PS500 after it led to the jailing of two former bank business managers.
Hats off to Mr Naqvi for being so vibrantly involved in setting up this museum which, indeed, is a treasure trove for sports in Oman.
Walk in and you will be amazed to find this treasure trove of paper, writing pads, pens, cards, arts and crafts and gift boxes.
Existing players who have the the "Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove" game won't have to spend anything to play this new campaign.
Summary: Treasure trove was found by Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums from Semthan village recently
This Halloween, KidZania Manila turns grownups back into kids and kids into explorers with the Big Kids' Night and Treasure Trove Hunt.

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